Youth

Minding your manners – A teenager’s perspective on etiquette

I asked three male and three female teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18 five questions about their perspective on manners and etiquette. Have a read below to understand their view on this topic because as adults we need to listen to them and…

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Social, Youth

Fun ways to teach etiquette to young children

As parent or guardian, you are the first person to teach your children. Children observe your actions, so word alone is not enough when educating them and as the early years are the most significant of their life, it is the best time to instil…

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Business, Social

Phones at Table

The question that so many keep asking is whether it is acceptable to use your mobile phone at table. When you are at table with others, the phone should remain off the table. Whether it's a breakfast meeting, a business lunch, a romantic dinner or a casual coffee meet up, the reply is the same.

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Social

Hosting a tea party

Afternoon tea is considered to be one of the quintessential British traditions and enjoying a traditional afternoon tea if you are visiting London, at one of the fine hotels which offer it, is an experience not to be missed. A chance to indulge in some lovely delicious pastries and sample some specially selected teas too.

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Business

Are you really giving off the best version of yourself in meetings?

When was the last time you entered a board room and felt that something was just not right? That feeling inside, that you were missing something?

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Social

House Party Guest

House Party Guest - If you enjoy being part of fun gatherings at homes, check these guest habits you may wish to adopt to ensure you have fun, your host loves you and you're invited again: 1. RSVP Always confirm to your host whether you…

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Social

The Garden Party

During the warm summer months and when the days are long, organising a garden party is a great opportunity to get family and friends together at home for an informal yet fun gathering.

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Social

Gracefully eating a lobster

Are you able to gracefully eat a lobster when dining out? Or do you feel uncomfortable and decide to opt for another dish that you consider ‘safe’ to eat? Fear not anymore! We’ll share with you a few tips to avoid any form of embarrassment…

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Business

Events with Ambassadors and VIPs

EVENTS - Whether it's an opening, a launch, a celebration or even a state event, more often than not Ambassadors or VIPs will be present, at times also as guest of honour. Let's share with you a few points to keep in mind for any future…

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Business

Business Networking is a great way to gain new clients if it`s done correctly. Here are some smart tricks on proper networking business etiquette.

Business networking is an extremely valuable business medium to generate leads and increase the opportunities of business. Nevertheless, a certain amount of finesse is required. Here are some smart tricks for proper networking business etiquette. 1. Network now, eat later -  a business networking opportunity…

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